Polar bear shot as it swims into Gjoa Haven

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A Gjoa Haven resident shot a young male polar bear that swam into the community on Aug. 28. “He came right up to the shore,” said Wayne Puqiqnak, acting manager of the Gjoa Haven Hunters and Trappers Association. He added that the animal appeared underweight. “He was a five-foot-seven bear,” he said. “He didn’t look...